Man City to play pre-season in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG - Manchester City will play three matches in South Africa in July in a pre-season tournament, the Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs said in a statement on Monday. The English Premier League side, considered the richest club in the world after being bought by Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan, will play the Pirates and the Chiefs on July 18 and July 21 respectively. They will play a further match on July 25 against the winner of a play-off between the South African clubs. CITY FANS! Check’s ever-expanding interviews archive for more stuff to read: One on One Sven Goran Eriksson Web Exclusives Joe Corrigan Q&A Robinho Boy's A Bit Special Michael Johnson Ask A Silly Question Peter Reid, Alan Ball What Happened Next? Jim Whitley, Tony Cunningham Sing When You’re Winning David Threlfall Plus Joe Corrigan on Weekend Wonders and City on Talentspotter